Reformation Sunday 2016

Reformation Sunday…a day in our Church year that reminds us of the Reforming actions of God, which actually seems to be God’s ongoing ongoing work for humanity… 
After all, way back before Jesus, God spoke to Abraham and Sarah, saying…


Luke 8:26-39

Last Sunday after worship I sped home, packed quickly, and jumped in the car to head to a retreat week at Rainy Lake.  Just before leaving I grabbed a Bible, and read the words we hear this Sunday, of God’s…


Easter Sunday Sermon, 2015

The Holy Gospel according to Mark, Chapter 16:1-8

When the sabbath was over, Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices, so that they might go and anoint him. 2And very early on the first…

Sermon, January 25, 2015

Sermon is included after two of this Sunday's readings:
Gospel according to Mark 1:14-20
14Now after John was arrested, Jesus came to Galilee, proclaiming the good news of God, 15and saying, "The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of…

Christmas Day 2014

Preaching Christmas Day 2014
Maybe this is a good place to start, today, Christmas Day,
with a reading from an American novel about immigration:
Giants in the Earth. 
Its about Norwegian settlers in the late 1800s who knew the North…

Christmas Eve 2014

Oh what a night…And you might even know …
It is a holy night… across all universes and all time
Here at Trinty
Outside in what you might call a remembrance for our imaginations:
the nativity scene with stable…

Sermon, Sunday December 21, 2014

Preaching Advent 4 Remember the time and the culture  Of what we hear today
Remember that having a family meant physical protection for it gave hands to plant and harvest, to nurse and care, and  meant favor being shown by…

Sermon, Sunday November 16, 2014

The sermon begins after the Gospel reading below.
Bible readings for this Sunday are:Zephaniah 1:7, 12–18; Psalm 90:1–8[9–11] 12; 1 Thessalonians 5:1–11;
Matthew 25:14–30
And here is the Gospel reading, Matthew 25:14-30:
Jesus tells a parable about his second coming,